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Old 03-18-2008, 01:24 PM   #1
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SQUID/Dansguardian Proxy configuration and problems downloading updates.

I have a small network that has only one subnet. My problem is that my users internet is somewhat slow and it will not allow any downloading of files to occur. Even if I allow the remark out the address in Dansguardian/exceptioniplist file is still will not allow unlimited downloading of any type such via ftp,http and etc. So this is where I suspect that it is SQUID.Here is the current configuration from squid.conf:

PHP Code:
http_port 3128
hierarchy_stoplist cgi
-bin ?
acl QUERY urlpath_regex cgi-bin \?
cache deny QUERY
acl apache rep_header Server 
broken_vary_encoding allow apache
cache_dir ufs 
/var/spool/squid 100 16 256
/var/log/squid/access.log squid
^ftp:           1440    20%     10080
^gopher:        1440    0%      1440
.               0       20%     4320
#Recommended minimum configuration:
acl all src
acl lan src
acl manager proto cache_object
acl localhost src
acl to_localhost dst
acl SSL_ports port 443
acl Safe_ports port 80          
# http
acl Safe_ports port 21          # ftp
acl Safe_ports port 443         # https
acl Safe_ports port 70          # gopher
acl Safe_ports port 210         # wais
acl Safe_ports port 1025-65535  # unregistered ports
acl Safe_ports port 280         # http-mgmt
acl Safe_ports port 488         # gss-http
acl Safe_ports port 591         # filemaker
acl Safe_ports port 777         # multiling http
# Only allow cachemgr access from localhost
http_access allow lan
http_access allow manager localhost
http_access deny manager
# Deny requests to unknown ports
http_access deny !Safe_ports
# Deny CONNECT to other than SSL ports
http_access deny CONNECT !SSL_ports
# And finally deny all other access to this proxy
http_access allow localhost
http_access deny all
http_reply_access allow all
#Allow ICP queries from everyone
icp_access allow all
visible_hostname Mindyourbizz
This is what happen when I try and download xinetd from the centos website. This is snippet from my /var/log/squid/access.log

PHP Code:
[[B^[[B1205866146.625    461 TCP_CLIENT_REFRESH_MISS/200 127022 GET - DIRECT/ audio/x-pn-realaudio-plugin 
I am able to download certain format but not others. I have checked my /etc/danguardian/bannedextentionlist and others and everything is ok so what could it be?

Can anyone give me any feedback? thanks

Last edited by metallica1973; 07-11-2008 at 11:05 PM.
Old 03-22-2008, 06:38 PM   #2
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Have you checked the MIME types exceptions and/or blocks in DansGuardian? Depending on where/how you got your blacklists, they could be locked down pretty hard.

Hope this helps...

Old 03-27-2008, 05:30 PM   #3
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To make a long story short, I had installed dansguardian via a tar and didnt pay any attention to error running make test. It was dansguardian that was causing the issue. I guess next time I will play close attention the the install of programs.


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